Principles of Real Estate Practice in Michigan (Paperback)
Principles of Real Estate Practice in Michigan contains the essentials of the national and Michigan real estate law, principles, and practices necessary for basic competence as a real estate professional and as mandated by Michigan license law. It is based on our highly successful and popular national publication, Principles of Real Estate Practice, which is in use in real estate schools nationwide.
The text is tailored to the needs of the pre-license student. It is designed to make it easy for students to learn the material and pass their real estate examprepare students for numerous career applicationsstress practical, rather than theoretical, skills and knowledge.
Principles of Real Estate Practice in Michigan is streamlined, direct and to-the-point. It includes multiple learning reinforcements. It has a student-oriented organization, both within each chapter and from chapter to chapter. Its examples and exercises are grounded in the authors' many years in real estate education.
Table of ContentsThe Real Estate BusinessRights in Real Estate Interests and EstatesOwnershipEncumbrances and LiensTransferring and Recording Title to Real Estate Real Estate Leases Land Use Planning and ControlLegal DescriptionsReal Estate Contract LawAgency Listing AgreementsThe Brokerage BusinessContracts for the Sale of Real EstateReal Estate Market Economics Appraising and Estimating Market ValueReal Estate Finance Real Estate Investment Real Estate Taxation Ethics: Laws and PracticesClosingsReal Estate Licensing and Regulation Risk Management Property Management Michigan Licensing Regulation Rules Governing Licensees Contractual Relationships Housing Regulations Property-Related Disclosures Other Points of Law and Practice Glossary of Residential Style and Construction TermsGlossary of General Real Estate TermsIndex
About the Author
For over forty years, Stephen Mettling and David Cusic, PhD, have operated Performance Programs Company, one of the nation's most successful custom training organizations specializing in real estate program development. Mr. Mettling and Dr. Cusic have jointly written over 100 books, courses, and custom programs in all facets of real estate for some of the country's largest organizations including the National Association of Realtors(R) and its many Institutes. Mr. Mettling has also served as vice president and author for the country's largest real estate training and publishing organization. Under various capacities, he has managed the acquisition, development, and sale of national real estate textbooks and publications, as well as directed the country's largest affiliated group of real estate schools. Dr. Cusic, an author and educator with international real estate training experience, has been engaged in vocation-oriented education since 1966. Specializing in real estate training since 1983, he has developed numerous real estate training programs for corporate and institutional clients around the country. Ben Scheible is a licensed real estate broker-salesperson in Nevada, and a licensed real estate broker and attorney in California. He practiced real estate law for 15 years before becoming a full-time educator and consultant. Stanford University graduate, real estate author, attorney, national speaker, and expert witness in real estate law, he has published a number of real estate books. Ben has also developed more than 100 approved CE courses and conducted over 1,000 seminars and workshops.